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Graphics Objects
At the core of Mathematica's graphics language are geometrical objects, represented succinctly and efficiently by simple symbolic constructs—to which all of Mathematica's powerful symbolic programming capabilities can immediately be applied.
Point a point or list of points in 2D or 3D
Line a line joining a sequence of points in 2D or 3D
BezierCurve, BSplineCurve splined curves in 2D or 3D
JoinedCurve joined curve segments in 2D
Thick  ▪ Thin  ▪ Thickness  ▪ AbsoluteThickness
Dashed  ▪ Dotted  ▪ DotDashed  ▪ Dashing  ▪ AbsoluteDashing
Arrow an arrow from one point to another in 2D or 3D
Arrowheads  ▪ Thickness  ▪ Dashing  ▪ RGBColor
Polygon a polygon in 2D or 3D
FilledCurve a filled area with curve segment boundary in 2D
RGBColor  ▪ Opacity  ▪ EdgeForm  ▪ FaceForm  ▪ VertexColors  ▪ ...
GraphicsComplex a polygonal mesh or other graphics complex
Disk, Circle filled 2D disk, open 2D circle, ellipse or arc
Rectangle 2D filled rectangle
RGBColor  ▪ Opacity  ▪ EdgeForm  ▪ Thickness  ▪ Dashing
Sphere 3D sphere
Cuboid 3D cuboidal box (rectangular parallelepiped)
Cylinder, Cone cylinder, cone around a line between two points
Tube 3D tube around a line or curve
BSplineSurface 3D NURB surface
RGBColor  ▪ Opacity  ▪ Specularity  ▪ Glow  ▪ EdgeForm  ▪ Dotted
PolyhedronData geometry and properties of regular polyhedra
Raster 2D image raster
Text arbitrary text or other expressions in 2D or 3D
Inset arbitrary objects in 2D or 3D inset into a larger graphic